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Table 2 Multivariable logistic analysis between PHQ-9 score and NLR in MHD patients

From: High neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is a significant predictor of depressive symptoms in maintenance hemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional study

  Mild Depressive Symptomsa Moderate/Moderately Severe Depressive Symptomsa
  Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2
  OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P OR (95% CI) P
HGB (g/L) 1.201 (0.986–1.058) 0.245 1.022 (0.985–1.059) 0.246 0.968 (0.922–1.016) 0.184 0.962 (0.910–1.018) 0.910
RDW (%) 1.204 (1.012–1.431) 0.036 1.216 (1.017–1.455) 0.032* 0.984 (0.650–1.489) 0.940 0.942 (0.570–1.557) 0.815
NLR 1.398 (1.028–1.900) 0.033 1.383 (1.015–1.884) 0.040* 1.451 (1.038–2.028) 0.029 1.441 (1.017–2.042) 0.040*
Alb (g/L) 1.062 (0.906–1.244) 0.459 1.083 (0.907–1.294) 0.378 0.815 (0.671:0.990) 0.039 0.800 (0.640–1.001) 0.051
  1. aCompared with the no depressive symptoms group
  2. *Significant at p < 0.05
  3. Model 1: Crude analysis
  4. Model 2: After adjusting for age, sex, Kt/V, dialysis duration, history of kidney transplantation, history of hypertension, and Charlson comorbidity index score
  5. Abbreviations: HGB Hemoglobin, RDW Red cell distribution width, NLR Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, Alb Albumin, CI Confidence interval, OR Odds ratio